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Photos of the Amazing and Gruesome World Under a Microscope

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be small? Really, really small?

needle and thread

Moth wing

io9 has gathered a spectacular collection of microscopic images from all over the Internet. Check out more via Photos of the Amazing and Gruesome World Under a Microscope.


Beth Kelley is an applied & digital anthropologist with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces, built environments, and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.